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say the white house is still being dishonest. the obama administration is under pressure after a new e-mail chain shows they were watered down by multiple agencies. some say the white house needs to come clean. >> i'd call it a cover up. i would call it a cover up in the extent that there was willful removal of information which was obvious, it was obvious the american people were effectively lied to for a period of about a month. this was a terrorist attack from the get-go. they were in fact covering up an easy attack that succeeded that was from the get go really about a terrorist attack. it was never about a video. >> let's bring in our political panel, republican strategist and cnn analyst, anna navarro from miami. democratic strategist maria cardona from washington. anna, cover-up? that's a pretty strong accusation. do you think the white house is guilty of a cover-up on benghazi? >> i don't know. i would like to know. i think at the very least, don, very serious mistakes were made. i think at the very worst, it was intentional and it was a cover-up, but at this point, we don't kn
report." a very rough 48 hours for team obama. the hard questions for the white house just keep coming. is his whole second term going up in smoke? we begin tonight with the growing irs scandal, which has the administration in full-scale damage control mode. and just over an hour ago, the highly anticipated inspector general's report on this was released. cnbc's eamon javers joins us with details. good evening. >> good evening, this is the report you're talking about. it's a report from the inspector general, who deals with the irs. let's walk through a couple key findings here that have been absorbing washington over the past couple days. now is our first chance to actually dive in and read the report. here's what they said they found. they found that the irs has used inappropriate criteria that identified tea party and other groups applying for tax exempt status. the irs also caused delays in processing certain applications, and it issued unnecessary information requests to groups for information such as who their donors are and other identifying information about how they operated.
. on the political targets of conservative groups by the internal revenue service, the white house said it's awaiting an inspector general's investigation. on who changed the talking points on benghazi, the obama administration says that was the cia. as to the move to obtain phone records of the associated press, white house officials say, talk to the justice department. instead of truman, republicans are making a different comparison. >> i've never seen anything like this except in the past during the nixon years. >> i can tell you that the people that make the comparisons need to check their history. >> reporter: so it was worth noting both jay carney and eric holder were holding separate news conferences, carney said while he was baiting for the facts to come in, he said no white house officials were involved. >> what gives you that confidence? >> reporter: then he walked that back when a reporter called him out. >> i have no reason to believe. >> on good faith or assumption? >> because i can tell you that i am not aware of anyone here knowing about it. >> reporter: former white house press secret
barack obama and i was answering honestly today, okay, i would say how do i know if somebody in the white house knew? i don't know. it wasn't brought to my attention. i don't know what they are doing 24/7. i can't possibly know that and the second thing is: why did he reference the ig report? because it's in the news. that's what broke the story. he said i didn't know anything about this ig report. you know, look, he did the same thing on benghazi. when he used the word terrorism very early on n describing what happened to the ambassador and the three other americans, but he didn't say terrorists okay? and that's caused a whole bunch. so he does pars words. now the question for you, charles, as observe everywhere of the man for five years, does he do it on purpose or is he just speaking -- shooting from the lip as they say? >> no. when you have got a scandal with the irs that could be a fatal one you are extremely careful. you prepare your words you don't go off the cuff. he is a professional. he has been in the business. he is a very good politician. why didn't he give a broad answer. i
supporter of president barack obama has been nominated by the white house to become congress secretary. her senate confirmation hearing is schedule for thursday. poppy. >> paul, thanks so much. appreciate it. >>> well, president obama, his administration on the defensive over a host of things. how is it all playing out with the american people? we're going to take a look. t sas helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios there was this and this. she got a parking ticket... ♪ and she forgot to pay her credit card bill on time. good thing she's got the citi simplicity card. it doesn't charge late fees or a penalty rate. ever. as in never ever. now about that parking ticket. [ grunting ] [ male announcer ] the citi simplicity card is the only card that never has late fees, a penalty rate, or an annual fee, ever. go to citi.com/simplicity to apply. even in stupid loud places. to prove it, we set up our call center right here... [ chirp ] all good? [ chirp ] getty up.
to the white house. they met with president obama and leaders from all three countries to say you have to unify much more aggressively all of the neighboring states against groups that will not promote extremism, that will not be a threat to the minority groups inside syria. be president obama needs to much more in the lead to you by these countries and will not allow you to support groups that can be a threat to us in the future. so there has been tension between the obama administration and key allies since the arab spring because they did not feel -- they do not feel they did enough to support them. not seehite house did it or appreciate it. now they say we told you you would have these problems and you need a much more direct leadership role to make sure someese more thrtening elements are kept in check. chief cheap corn -- foreign affairs correspondent for "the washington journal." ngview, texas.w caller: thank you for taking my call. i appreciate you being on. i wish we had more channels like put in ourch we can opinion. i think sending arms and food to the opposition, they should know ex
that that testimony did not pass the radar screens of the white house. and certainly of the obama campaign. i mean, it's just hard -- >> your trade craft is showing. this is what you know as a journalist. >> those guys are watching that. they're saying, oh my god. >> i didn't think the president was as angry about this as he should have been. not just his wording, his body language. when it came to benghazi, he was furious. the difference between his eye set, the way he looked at that "ap" reporter today when the issue was this, was totally dig different than when the issue of benghazi came up. we're about to go to the hottest show you're going to see tonight which is what we're going to talk about for the next ten minutes. this president is furious at what he calls the sideshow of benghazi. up in a minute with that. thank you, howard. thank you, joe klein. great reporting and great reporting over the weekend. >>> coming up, we're going to talk to someone who says her conservative group was personally targeted by the irs. >>> then later, the other big story, benghazi and what it could mean. president
's chemlaw cameron visd the white house as well and met president obama. >> and virginia, a small group of protesters gathered at the muslim burial site of boston marathon obamas suspect tamerlan tsarnaev. the protesters called his a burial a sneak attack on residents in the area. he was buried last week, a month after his death. many cemeteries in the new england area refused to take his body. county officials in virginia said they were not consulted on the decision to bury him there. they plan to look into whether or not all laws or fall. >> new for crossed offer a glimpse into the life of the kidnapping suspect ariel castro was in his cleveland home. the pitchers and taken over the weekend by a neighbor showed a cluttered yard that was filled with spools of barbwire, plastic tarps and dick chains. he is accused of kidnapping three young women in cleveland and holding them captive for a decade. records are now showing that castro charged with abduction and child in danger while working as a school bus driver. >> it is a good time to be a tesla employee. the model that as an electric c
of the white house response to the irs targeted conservative groups before the election in 2012. president obama said he learn about the accusations on friday from the same news reports everyone else saw. with us now, john buffy, the executive business editor for the wall street journal newspaper which is owned by the parent company of this network. he learned on friday when we did. >> this is the issue. the timeline of who knew what when. >> shepard: always is. >> people on capitol hill were complaining to the irs because they were getting complaints saying, we're getting kind of the run-around here, we're getting scrutinized for our application for tax free status. so they 'sent off concerns to the irs and the irs got back to them but did not indicate early enough there was special scrutiny to the groups two heads of the irs, one appointed by a republican president, the other by a democrat, both apparently knew there was additional scrutiny. >> shepard: years ago. >> all this is eventually going to come out and your seeing the political response, scorched earth. >> shepard: seems what th
. >>> obama is being compared to president nixon. how does he feel about that? >> again, i don't have a reaction from president obama. people who make those comparisons need to check their history. >> you know the white house is in a bad spot when the mixon comparisons start playing. it's wednesday, may 15th. here's what you need to know. critics on the right and left reacting to the plan for dealing with the targeting of political groups of the irs, and the far-reaching probe into the associated press. >>> also, spy games in russia. an american diplomat obtained in moscow. and what he's carrying. who needs a compass. >>> and the prince and the governor. chris christie has his royal moment with prince harry on the jersey shore. it is "way too early" for this. good morning, everyone. i'm brian shactman. we got to thinking how do these potential scandals stack up in history. what we need from you is a list. we want your top three political scandals. you did nothing in the caption contest yesterday. give me a list of your top three political scandals. i'll give you 15 minutes. you can ta
defense to protect the white house. >> laws were probably broken. >> obama being compared to president nixon on this, how does he think that. >> people who make those comparisons need to check their history. >> we are examining the facts to see if there were criminal violations sf violations. >> the inspector general's report says inappropriate criteria was used for 18 months. >> what's most disturbing, the inspector general couldn't rule out there was a broader problem. >> the report's findings are intolerable and inexcusable. >> these are things you typically see in the third world. >> the obama administration has valued its agenda more than its credibility. >> my question isn't about who's going to resign. >> the president is angry as hell about this as he should be. >> my question is, who's going to jail over this scandal? >> good afternoon. and we begin with the growing clamber for
the white house. president obama is about toik ma a statement on the irs controversy where officials are accused of selecting conservative groups for extra scrutiny. the president met with officials from the treasury department which oversees the irs. late this afternoon. earlier today attorney general eric holder testified about how he's ordered a criminal investigation into the irs controversy. joining me now, democratic strategist bob schumm and chris matthews. what do you want to hear from the president? >> i think reverend al, this is one area where i don't think the president has any guilt personally. any responsibility personally for what happened. he is, however, head of the executive branch. he has to offer for it. the united states government which has a certain image with certain people has a positive image with me but there are people out there on the right and the center right who don't like the government. this is an example they will argue of government malfeasance, corruption, bias, whatever. so he has to deal with it. he has to put out this fire. the way you put out
us how these things happen. in order to guide the white house along. here are some questions that president obama should answer at tomorrow's press conference. question one, it's crucial. to decided that susan rice should go on five sunday talk shows? who decided to send her out there. there is a follow-up. emails released today proved that cia deputy director mike morell signed off on ambassador rice's talking points even though they were wrong. why hasn't he explained 8 months boss david petraeus on the record uncomfortable blaming the attack on a video. why hasn't morrell been fired like miller? second question armed teams on the night christopher stephens and three other americans were killed by terrorists. why didn't those teams help the ambassador? very specifically, why didn't they help? next question. when exactly, mr. president, were you convinced the benghazi attack was generated by organized terrorists and not by a spontaneous mob? two weeks after the attack still1 you were still referencing an anti-muslim video when you were just told days after the fact by your o
of the irs has resigned. president barack obama made the announcement late this afternoon at the white house. steven miller was asked to step down in the aftermath of the irs scandal that showed the agency improperly targeted conservative groups. the president has called the irs conduct inexcusable. >>> days after revealing she had a double mastectomy angelina jolie says she is taking another radical step to reduce her risk of cancer. today the 37-year-old actress says she is planning surgery to have her ovaries removed. her doctors say she has a 50% chance of developing oi vair yen cancer. remember that took her mother's life at the age of 56. 70% of women who test positive for the gene have their ovaries removed. >>> what is hidden in your food could affect your health. >> 7 on your side's michael finney is here with a special investigation. >> if your dog has allergies you could be giving them food making them sick without even knowing you are doing it. parents are diligent about reading labels, but the labels don't tell the whole story. >> and powerball pandemonium. they have drawn the n
of foul play. >>> the acting commissioner of the irs has resigned. president barack obama made the announcement late this afternoon at the white house. o step down in the aftermath of the irs scandal that showed the agency improperly targeted conservative groups. the president has called the irs conduct inexcusable. >>> days after revealing she had a double mastectomy angelina jolie says she is taking another radical step to reduce her risk of cancer. today the 37-year-old actress says she is planning surgery to have her ovaries removed. her doctors say she has a 50% chance of developing oi vair yen cancer. remember that took her mother's life at the age of 56. 70% of women who test positive for the gene have their ovaries removed. >>> what is hidden in your food could affect your health. >> 7 on your side's michael finney is here with a special investigation. >> if your dog has allergies you could be giving them food making them sick without even knowing you are doing it. parents are diligent about reading labels, but the labels don't tell the whole story. >> and powerball pa
having looked at them the white house is probably pleased. >> i think you are right this morning, candy, because it is good news for the president. according to our new cnn/orc poll 53% of americans approve of the job president obama is doing. now, that poll was taken after this tough week. so it looks like the controversies have not eroded his support among the american people. >> is there anything inside the poll that says why not? because i think the convention gnat wisdom was going into it that he'd been hurt. >> absolutely. the numbers do tell a story. for one thing, his approval is largely unchanged from the 51% we found in our last poll that was in early april and up from his low of 47% in mid-march. so a couple of points here, one, he's seen as out there responding to these controversies especially the irs. quickly he's showing outrage, continuing with his job. remember, president clinton maintained an approval above 50% throughout the monica lewinsky scan d.a. daal chlt /* /- scandal. republicans very critical, democrats supportive, independents divided. people are still reflec
to act white. reject that. >> we have heard that michelle obama was going to play a more policy oriented role. i haven't seen a lot of that lately, but is this the time to roll out the first lady here? >> she is, by far, one of the most popular people. she is extremely estoot. >> she is the hugger in chief. she can hug and show emotion. i think she's a great force to have out there. >> nodding heads. >> empowering young people. fine position for her to take. >> donna brazille. >> i like the new bangs. >> donna brazille, jessica yellin, susan page, ana navarro, good-bye. >>> when we return, north korea launches a missile. a prom 50 years in the making and someone in florida is a big winner. the headlines are next. [ female announcer ] from more efficient payments. ♪ to more efficient pick-ups. ♪ wireless is limitless. diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. live the regular life. phillips'. [ female announcer ] almost nothing can dampen a baby's mood, when he wakes
misconduct is wrong. president obama in saying that nobody at the white house knew about the prejudiced policies while it was being implemented. but republican lawmakers are still promising to aggressively search for the accountable parties that the irs or the administration. >> we're going to continue investigate and get to the bottom of this. who knew, why did they do this, how high up in government did it go -- people have no trust that the government is being impartial. this abuse of power to the nth agree degree. >> and lois lerner is going to face lawmakers on capitol hill during a hearing about the scandal and first time that lawmakers have had a chance to question her since the story broke. >> gregg: maybe she will do better than steve miller but that a pretty low bar. thanks very much peter doocy. >> heather: new reaction to the other scandal, the fallout from the attack on our consulate in benghazi, libya. the verbal sparks flying on the political talk shows with both the white house and critics talking past each other. >> there has been an independent review of this. congress
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joining us from the white house. reena, good evening. >> reporter: the white house officials were first made aware of the irs probe in late april. but insisted president obama wasn't informed then. instead, learning about it when the story broke in the media. white house aide dan pfeiffer says no orders were given to the irs to go after tea party groups. >> bottom line, no communication as far as you know from the white house, to the irs, about this targeting? >> no. absolutely not. whether it's legal or illegal, is not important to the fact that the conduct of the matter. we have to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: senior treasury officials learned of the investigation last year and so did republicans. the chair of the house oversight committee knew of the probe in june. and asked what would be in an irs inspector general's report. >> i knew when we made the allegations a year ago. an open secret. >> reporter: an open secret says republicans that called for a deeper investigation. >> i think a special council is going to end up being necessary here. >> reporter: pfeiffer
a series of scandals. president obama has tried to do damage control. will the white house's strategy hold up under the pressure. and how will this impact a second term agenda. chris wallace is the host of fox news sunday and joins us with a preview of today's program. >> let me give you the weather report on capitol hill. it's foggy. >> yeah, no kidding. >> you see behind me is capitol hill, that's the capital dome. it's socked in here. >> yeah, you know, some could say perhaps that might be some sort of allegory for what's going on right now on capitol hill with the fog. we were talking about benghazi and the i.r.s. was just starting to open up last sunday and now we have the a.p. issue. where do we begin? >> we just taped an interview with dan pfeiffer, the president's senior adviser, which we'll have on the top of the hour. he's frankly going out on all the sunday shows. our interview was pretty intense, you don't want to miss it, as we talk especially about the i.r.s. and benghazi and the effect all of this is having for the president on his second term. he wants to press ahead on imm
. unbelievable. this is very bad news for the white house. >> jon: what they just said was... hannity, tucker carlson and ducey are (mumbling). you see, what you've done to the obama administration. their complaints had some legitimacy. although mr. doocy i can go without knowing what your o-face is. ( applause ) you know, it's been a very tough week for the white house. you know, it wasn't just the intensity of the criticism. it wasn't just the intensity of the criticism of the white house that seemed appropriate but at times the content of the criticism. >> now they're saying that the senior leadership at the i.r.s., i didn't know anything about it on the heels of hillary clinton saying i didn't know anything about those extra requests for security in benghazi libya. who knows something about anything that matters? is there anybody who is minding the shop? >> jon: that's what i was saying yesterday. you know, meg and kelly, we've had our differences. maybe it's time we do a show together. call it fox and frenemy. beauty and the bris. what? i'm sorry. i'm being told this is going to be calle
are conservative, liberal, republican, this should send a chill up your spine. >> >> according to the white house press secretary president obama expects swift punishment. o.j. simpson is expected in court to ask agonal to overturn his conviction. he filed a motion saying he had such bad representation, his conviction should be reversed and a new trial should be ordered. . >>> former nfl wide receiver titus young is in jail in southern california after his third arrest in the past week. the 23-year-old was arrested late friday and in san clemente for alennedly breaking into a home and fighting with police officer. last sunk, young was arrested in riverside county on suspicious of dui and later that day, he was arrested again for frying to take his card from a tow yard. he was drafted by detroit lionses but was released later it in. year. have >> a hearing scheduled to appeal a ruling about whether or not the historic oyster company can operate on the land. drake's bay oyster company was ordered off the land last year. since then, there have been several counter suits. drakes he bay claims they fi
today, president obama's nominee to the white house deputy budget director testifies at his confirmation in on capitol hill. he will appear before the senate homeland security and governmental affairs committee. a longtime economic adviser in the obama administration, he is currently the deputy director of the white house national economic council. you can watch his hearing live at 3 p.m. eastern over on c-span. >> a brand-new startup company with one mission. and that's to -- what we have here is our first generation product and especially it is very summer to a breathalyzer. so in order to start the vehicle docked and locked in a system in order to start the car. >> what we have here is our campaign to draw education inagt taxing and driver. we're trying to bring the message home in a very safe environment about a difficult and dangerous it is to text and drive. >> see the technology that shapes public policy. tonight on "the communicators" at 8 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> now an examination of u.s. relations with iran from the perspective of an iranian american author and journalist.
vanced missiles and asked the country to not do so. it comes a day after president obama and david cameron met at the white house and there was distance on the syria issue. with cameron using far more urgent language. five million people forceed from their homes. serious history is being written in the blood of her people. the world meads to bring the killing to an end. they say that a cia officer was detained on supposed suspicions of spying after he attempted to recruit a russian secret agent. he was under the guides of a diplomat and written introductions and a large sum of money when he was detained. sounds like a tom clancy novel. to minnesota where later mark dayton will sign the same-sex marriage bill into law. the house passed it 75-79. wettings between same-sex couples can be as early as august 1st. florida senator's marco rubio's super park will defend on gun control. ayotte was criticized in her state. she say mother and a former state attorney general and knows how to be tough on crime. i have to say i don't remember a candidate running an ad to help someone i hope will
. this caught the attention of the white house. this afternoon president obama met with officials to discuss sexual assault in the military. >>> look at this surveillance video. it comes from the philadelphia subway system. a woman has her child in a platform and it rolled over. the mother jumps down, rescues the daughter and other passengers ran to help her. the toddler is expected to be okay. >>> researchers at the centers for disease control and prevention released a new study about the cleanliness of swimming pools. 58% contain traces of e.coli. an indication of human feces in the water. it did not address water parks. it is a reminder shower before getting into a pool. >>> nurses say prescription problems are bringing them to tears at one hospital. >> there was a cardiac medthat had the wrong dosing. >> -- med that had the wrong dosing. >> new at 6:00 p.m., cherry season is here. how it is a new tourism industry. >>> bullets aimed at the home of a woman neighbors call granny. the reason her home was targeted. >> and a man under arrest for stabs his mother and nephew. the signs neighbors
". >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. what has easily been the longest week of barak obama's presidency ended up with a focus today on a subject every american can relate to, taxes. the question of whether the white house had anything to do with the irs targeting conservative groups for special scrutiny. we have fox team coverage tonight with all the obama scandals. wendell goler with the story of an irs official's new job coming after more of your money over obamacare. we begin with chief congressional correspondent and the man in the hot seat on capitol hill. good evening. >> good evening. after a week of intense heat on the irs, today the agency did not back down insisting there was not a bias against conservatives. >> i resigned because as the acting commissioner, what happens in the irs, whether i was personally involved or not, stops at my desk. so i should be held accountable for what happens. >> the outgoing acting commissioner explained his upcoming departure days after a report blasted the irs for ineffective management. >> was the irs using inappropriate criteria in its revie
to describe. this more importantly, he said i thought it was significant. obama said, this is something that i think people are properly concerned about. the president often thinks things we're about, people are overly concern about. so he and the white house are really trying to say this is a real scandal. we're really going to talk about this in detail and i think it was because they were not dregly implicated. on the policy matter, we've had several hearings. the irs was suspected of being involved in too closely scrutinizing group. this is a real problem. let me tell you something i looked up earlier today on the irs data. about 1% of individual tax returns, when you and your wife file a return, are audited. about 12 person are done for millionaires because they have more money. about 17% of corporations have audits done. it looks like 25 or 50, a really high number of tea party group, it appears were audited. that suggests, that's really dangerous. to make a joke about this. i wouldn't want prince to be ought it because he knows prince. we don't want to target groups specifically whether
is the white house releasing them now? karl rove has an idea he'll tell you. also breaking, did president obama make a scapegoat at the irs? the agency accused of unfairly targeting conservative groups. now the acting irs commissioner is heading out the door, but was he thrown under the bus? but first tonight, fox news chief congressional correspondent, mike emanuel. mike? >> house speaker john boehner sent a message today that he was looking for more than somebody to resign from the irs. boehner says this question, who's going to jail over the scandal? republican leaders clearly this is much bigger than acting commissioner steven miller, and though he's on his way out, the hohouse ways and means committee says the hearing set for friday morning will still go on and miller will be there. darrell isa sent an email to miller today requesting transcribed five interviews with employees. they won't be under oath, but it is a crime to lie to congress. it is clear key lawmakers don't believe the irs cincinnati office was acts on its own against conservative and religious groups seeking tax exempt stat
pipeline until the end of the year or maybe even into next year. the elites, still showering the white house with money. mr. obama attends three fundraisers in private homes in new york city. and the markets open lower. "varney & company" is about to begin. ing ] surprise -- your house was built on an ancient burialround. [ ghosts moaning ] surprise -- your car needs a new transmission. [ coyote howls ] how about no more surprises? now you can get all the online trading tools you need without any rprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. it's just common sense. all ations come over to mithis is for real this time. step seven point two one two. rify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. stanng by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting todaday's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. >> monday, may 13th. do you know where your president is? the answer, he's fund raising. despite benghazi, syria and the irs intimidating the president's opponents. the o
market. don't confuse it with people voting against the market because of obama problems. >> okay. speak of the health care law, the white house scrambling to protect it from the train wreck it's been called and now one democrat is calling it a constitutional right. what about your rights when it comes to paying for it? that's in an hour. up here first, the president out pushing new programs to stimulate the economy. but with signs the economy is rebounding even with the we went out and asked people a simple question: how old is the olst person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn'thanged much is the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪ but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now i can help make this a great block party. ♪ [ male announce ] advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unli
a chill up your spine. >> the white house press secretary says president obama expects swift punishment for those responsible for the misconduct. >>> the legal battle over drake's bay oyster company is scheduled to be back in court this week. on tuesday, hearing is scheduled to appeal a ruling about whether or not the historic oyster company can operate on national park service land during legal proceedings. drake's company was ordered off the state land. after that there have been several counter suits claiming that drake's bay is operating without a permit. however drake's bay claims it filed for the permit years ago and that the commission has delayed issuing it. >>> on this mother's day every mom wants to feel like she's someone special. ktvu's katie yuta reports on some moms that sometimes have problems feeling special but not today. >> reporter: the blowing of the blow drier and the song of a violin made it a special day for mothers from a shelter. the mother's day at hamilton shelter made everyone feel special. and make up from artists from bloomingdale. >> i've never had my make
happened at the time that mr. obama was running for reelection. bill plante is at the white house for us tonight. bill? >> reporter: scott, the to review those e-mails discussing how that controversy was being responded to months ago and he criticized it, saying there's no there there. >> two to three days after susan rice appeared on the sunday shows-- using these talking point which have been the source of all this controversy-- i sent up the head of our national counterterrorism center, matt olson, up to capitol hill and specifically said it was an act of terrorism and that extremist elements inside of libya had been involved in it. so if this was some effort on our part to try to down play what had happened or tamp it down, that would be a pretty odd thing that three days later we end up putting out all the information that, in fact, has now served as the basis for everybody recognizing that this was a terrorist attack and that it may have included elements that were planned by extremists inside of libya. who executes some sort of coverup or effort to tamp things down for three days?
. he has also been busy with president obama to benefit britain's membership of the european union. why is he doing it in the white house but not in this. >> the prime minister not withstanding differences on this subject, he made it clear he believes in continued membership of the european reforms. there is a fundamental debate we need to have in this country whether we are open or closed nation or stand tall and our european neighborhood or not. that is a debate that will continue and the prime minister will make his views known. >> area harmon. >> we have an important vote an amendment to the queen's speech tonight. the prime minister is out of a country. and can the prime minister held the house? the prime minister wanted to say what he be voting for the government showing true leadership. >> two questions pointing out the prime minister's here, a striking observation penetrating insight into the affairs of state. she rejected an opportunity two years ago to vote on legislation which this side of the house pushed through giving the british people for the first time legal guarantee o
. >> we want to know exactly who knew what and when. how high up did it go. did the white house know about it? >> the extra scrutiny left some groups in limbo. the bottom line is, it was wrong president obama said in a statement last night. he is ordering the treasury secretary to put all of those fixes in place quickly. >> we're examining the facts to see if there were criminal acts. >> there is a reason why the irs is stuff on nonprofit. >> shadowy groups to get political donations. >> there is no reporting that anyone outside of the irs had a hand in this. >> when the irs behaved like a rogue agent that considers itself but the love we're in truly dangerous territory. >>> now in a statement, the irs not so much defending itself, says they have a duty to find the nonprofit groups doing the activity. and that was the aim of what they now call inappropriate rules. >> thank you so much. the other crisis involving the justice department and the associated press. the ap is still fuming this morning that government seized phone records last year. at issue the 2012 ap report revealing the cia's
as two years ago. president obama called the findings intolerable and inexcusable. the white house says that he will meet with treasury officials today to decide on what the next step should be. mike emmanuel is live on capitol hill for us this afternoon. republicans are demanding the president and the administration officials cooperate with this irs investigation. >> that's right, shep. all 45 republican senators have signed a letter to president obama calling on him to make administration officials available so the american public can have a full accounting of the irs's actions. there has been some talk about the idea of appoint ago special counsel to investigate the irs. the senate republican leader, mitch mcconnell told me earlier today, congress will do its own digging. >> the administration can do what it will if they decide to have a special counsel, fine of the but nothing they do is going to derail a thorough detailed investigation by the congress of the united states and the people, americans elected to this institution to deal with issues like this. >> mcconnell says that he
president obama wrapped up his meeting with pentagon leaders this afternoon in the white house telling them he was "ashamed" of their failure to curb sexual abuse in the military, lieutenant colonel darren haas, the manager of the sexual response program at ft. campbell kentucky was arrested in a domestic dispute on charges of violating an order of protection and stalking, then he was relieved of his post. that makes the third time in the last few weeks that a u.s. service member who worked in a military sexual assault prevention program has been investigated for unlawful conduct towards women. first there was lieutenant colonel jeffrey kosinski, the head of the air force's sexual assault prevention office who was charged with sexual battery for groping a woman in a park lot. then the sexual assault prevention coordinator at ft. hood was accused of abusive sexual conduct and panderring. then a pentagon report showed 26,000 military members were sexually assaulted last year. hours before a meeting at a white house, a group of bipartisan lawmakers voted to remove sexual assault cases from the
's what president obama provided when the white house released more than 100 pages of e-mail, detailing the process of multiple agencies writing and rewriting the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he told us everything. and after all the build up. what did we finally find out? well, there's no there there. the real surprise came when cbs news compared the content of the e-mails with the quote that republicans had been leaking to reporters. and found that those republicans had all different language to back up their accusations against the state department. raul, is it fair to criticize this white house, and maybe it is, that they just aren't transparent? that they're not good at giving up public information? >> when you set the bar be the most transparent agency in history, they set that standard. you have to live up to it. i looked at the e-mails. where is the smoking gun? what am i looking for here? it's hard to understand. when you look at a distance and realize these don't lead up to a scandal. it's the other way around. this is a scandal. it's like going backwards. >> it's
is the next step for the white house? we learned that senior officials at obama administration's treasury department actually knew about the irs targeting as early as june 2012. think back. that was during the last presidential election campaign. bob cusack good morning. i'm good but bob bob bob what we have yet another scandal adding to benghazi and all. you said heads should roll. you want to name names? >> that is what steven miller wasn't that underage names. they planted this question to get this out instead of informing congress. we've had two heads roll steven miller being one of them. that is what the white house needs to do. they need to shakeup the irs and take control of the situation. can you imagine if this had come out right before the election. possibly could have really done the whole thing. >> jamie: i think about what if it hadn't come out even now? this practice could continue? >> that's right. >> jamie: how far does the chain of command does it go up? >> it could just be contained to the irs. the only reason it came out was because the inspector general was looking int
with obama in the white house and democrats in control of the senate that obamacare is going to be repealed. ashley: very quickly, juan. i guess it is not a you are is prize but he doesn't have, the president that is, doesn't have the best relationship with house democrats. no one is really rushing to his defense. are you struck by that? >> i am. i think what you see even from senate majority leader harry reid is condemnation in terms of both the ap scandal and, i think it is telling. you know what's been going on with the ir. so you see democrats here in a sense kind of, you know, we started this conversation talking about how president seemed to be on the sideline. house democrats are moving away from him even as he is stand on the sideline. they don't want anything to do with two of these big issues, the civil liberties issue, in terms of ap, the reporters, and with the irs scandal. so that is really troubling for a president who is trying to get such an aggrrssive agenda through the congress. he needs those democrats to be clear, that they are with him. and with the midterm elections ap
. this is the kind of obama drama that is playing out as, at least in the white house's view, as some sort of firewall that he can create around the reality. what the president himself, and it's pretty clear to me at least, has not adjusted to, that the american people, because of those e-mails, know jay carney, the president's personal spokesman, lied to the american people. the president himself has lied to the american people. this president has received more pinnochios in the last several months than i can count. and specifically to say that this benghazi has been investigated is a, is at best a concoction of desperation on the part of this white house. it has not happened. today to say he is going to work with congress? this is the congress this president stonewalled for eight months. now suddenly with these three scandals unfolding around him, you know, he says he wants to work with congress. congress has seven committees working and they're going to be working on this issue with or without him. the president right now has circled the wagons and is trying his level best to manage wha
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